AjaxOptions.UpdateTargetId Property


Gets or sets the ID of the DOM element to update by using the response from the server.

Namespace:   System.Web.Mvc.Ajax
Assembly:  System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)

public string UpdateTargetId { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The ID of the DOM element to update.

The following example shows how to use the AjaxOptions class to set the ID of the elements that are used to display the status message and to enter text.

    Page Rendered: @DateTime.Now.ToLongTimeString()
<span id="status">No Status</span>
<br />   
@Ajax.ActionLink("Update Status", "GetStatus", new AjaxOptions{UpdateTargetId="status" })
<br /><br />
@using(Ajax.BeginForm("UpdateForm", new AjaxOptions{UpdateTargetId="textEntered"})) 
  @Html.TextBox("textBox1","Enter text")  
  <input type="submit" value="Submit"/><br />
  <span id="textEntered">Nothing Entered</span>

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